Cap Lappet in Point de Venise Needle Lace on Machine Made Net

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Description
This cap lappet is part of a set of Point de Venise de Reseau needle lace. The ground has been restored and the fine quality needlepoint motifs are now applied on machine made net. The lace dates originally from the early 18th century, and was remodelled in the late 19th to early 20th century. It matches the border TE*L7694 and cap back TE*L7695.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1700-1710
date repaired
1875-1925
maker
unknown
place made
Italy
Physical Description
linen (overall motifs material)
cotton (overall net material)
needle lace, point de Venise a reseau (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 37 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 95.25 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
TE.L7693
catalog number
L7693
accession number
58000
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Annie-May Hegeman
subject
Lace
Theater
Linen
Cotton
Needle Lace
Adornment
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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